Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Python
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 46 97
Rank change year-on-year +2 +51 -22
Permanent jobs citing Python 122 174 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.91% 5.52% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.69% 10.64% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 76 120 45
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +35.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £29,375 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% +15.00%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,044 1,636 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.61% 51.87% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 822 1,310 1,214
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,525 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +14 42 £42,500 -5.56%
Warrington 0 13 £51,250 -6.82% 7
Northwich - 11 £47,500 -
Daresbury - 11 - -
Wilmslow +13 3 £50,000 - 2
Chester -21 3 £40,000 +23.08% 9
Sandbach - 3 £55,000 -
Crewe -6 2 £51,250 +28.13% 3
Macclesfield +7 1 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Alderley Edge - 1 £33,000 - 1
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 64 (52.46%) Linux
2 63 (51.64%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (43.44%) Jenkins
4 46 (37.70%) Java
5 42 (34.43%) Ansible
6 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (31.97%) DevOps
8 34 (27.87%) Windows
8 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
9 33 (27.05%) Docker
10 32 (26.23%) Test Automation
10 32 (26.23%) JavaScript
11 28 (22.95%) Ruby
11 28 (22.95%) Bash Shell
11 28 (22.95%) Terraform
12 27 (22.13%) AngularJS
12 27 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (22.13%) Node.js
13 26 (21.31%) HTML
13 26 (21.31%) CSS
14 24 (19.67%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (19.67%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (18.03%) Software Engineering
16 21 (17.21%) MySQL
16 21 (17.21%) SQL
16 21 (17.21%) JSON
16 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (17.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 21 (17.21%) Big Data
16 21 (17.21%) AWS Lambda

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.38%) Apache
3 8 (6.56%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.46%) JBoss
4 3 (2.46%) nginx
5 2 (1.64%) Confluence
5 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 63 (51.64%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.67%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (17.21%) AWS Lambda
3 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (17.21%) Serverless
4 20 (16.39%) Amazon S3
4 20 (16.39%) Amazon SQS
4 20 (16.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 20 (16.39%) Datadog
5 19 (15.57%) GitHub
6 18 (14.75%) Slack
7 13 (10.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (9.84%) Office 365
9 4 (3.28%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (2.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (2.46%) Heroku
10 3 (2.46%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.46%) Route 53
10 3 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) DNS
1 12 (9.84%) Firewall
1 12 (9.84%) VLAN
2 2 (1.64%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) SSL
2 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.67%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (17.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 21 (17.21%) Big Data
2 21 (17.21%) MySQL
3 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) GIS
5 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.46%) Redis
6 2 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.64%) Power BI
7 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.82%) QlikView
7 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (43.44%) Jenkins
2 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.56%) git-flow
3 8 (6.56%) Gradle
3 8 (6.56%) RSpec
4 6 (4.92%) JIRA
4 6 (4.92%) Selenium
5 5 (4.10%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.82%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.82%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.82%) JMeter
7 1 (0.82%) Protractor
7 1 (0.82%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.82%) Subversion
7 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (16.39%) Banking
2 9 (7.38%) Finance
3 7 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) French Language
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (46.72%) Developer
2 22 (18.03%) Python Developer
3 18 (14.75%) Systems Engineer
4 16 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Network Systems Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.74%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.10%) Analyst
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.28%) Programmer
11 4 (3.28%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Server Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.13%) AngularJS
1 27 (22.13%) Node.js
2 26 (21.31%) CSS
2 26 (21.31%) HTML
3 21 (17.21%) JSON
4 20 (16.39%) RESTful
4 20 (16.39%) XML
5 11 (9.02%) CGI
5 11 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (6.56%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (5.74%) Kafka
8 6 (4.92%) Web Services
9 4 (3.28%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.46%) Ajax
10 3 (2.46%) Django
10 3 (2.46%) J2EE
10 3 (2.46%) jQuery
10 3 (2.46%) Middleware
10 3 (2.46%) Sinatra
11 2 (1.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Linux Command Line
2 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.10%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (4.10%) User Experience
6 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.28%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.64%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (52.46%) Linux
2 34 (27.87%) Windows
3 15 (12.30%) Android
4 13 (10.66%) CentOS
4 13 (10.66%) Mac OS X
5 12 (9.84%) Ubuntu
5 12 (9.84%) Unix
5 12 (9.84%) Windows 10
5 12 (9.84%) Windows Server
6 9 (7.38%) AIX
7 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.28%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.82%) Debian
9 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.97%) DevOps
3 32 (26.23%) Test Automation
4 22 (18.03%) Software Engineering
5 21 (17.21%) Data Science
6 20 (16.39%) Multithreading
6 20 (16.39%) Open Source
7 19 (15.57%) TDD
8 18 (14.75%) Analytics
8 18 (14.75%) API Design
9 17 (13.93%) Artificial Intelligence
10 16 (13.11%) BDD
11 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.66%) Data Protection
11 13 (10.66%) Front End Development
11 13 (10.66%) Scrum
12 12 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (9.84%) Task Automation
13 11 (9.02%) Performance Management
13 11 (9.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.70%) Java
2 32 (26.23%) JavaScript
3 28 (22.95%) Bash Shell
3 28 (22.95%) Ruby
4 21 (17.21%) SQL
5 19 (15.57%) PHP
5 19 (15.57%) Shell Script
6 17 (13.93%) C#
7 16 (13.11%) Perl
8 13 (10.66%) PowerShell
8 13 (10.66%) Scala
9 12 (9.84%) C
10 11 (9.02%) C++
11 8 (6.56%) Kotlin
12 7 (5.74%) Go
13 4 (3.28%) Apple Swift
13 4 (3.28%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.64%) Groovy
14 2 (1.64%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (13.93%) Degree
2 12 (9.84%) MCSA
2 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.84%) RHCA
3 3 (2.46%) PhD
4 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.64%) GDPR
4 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (27.05%) Docker
2 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) pfSense
2 12 (9.84%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.64%) Firmware
4 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (34.43%) Ansible
2 28 (22.95%) Terraform
3 27 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.84%) Kubernetes
4 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (7.38%) Ganglia
6 8 (6.56%) Puppet
7 2 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.64%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.82%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.82%) Consul
8 1 (0.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Cisco
2 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.66%) HP
3 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
3 13 (10.66%) VMware
4 12 (9.84%) Aruba
4 12 (9.84%) CommVault
4 12 (9.84%) Dell
4 12 (9.84%) Meraki
4 12 (9.84%) WatchGuard
5 4 (3.28%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.46%) SAP
6 3 (2.46%) Tufin
7 2 (1.64%) CA
7 2 (1.64%) F5
7 2 (1.64%) Juniper
7 2 (1.64%) New Relic
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle
7 2 (1.64%) Tableau
8 1 (0.82%) IBM